The unveiling of the first master’s programme in traffic management
Unleashing the first step towards traffic management – The College of Traffic Management of the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) has launched a two-year Post Graduate degree programme in traffic management. The MSc in Traffic Management is designed to train and equip students with the skills to design and manage the traffic and transportation management systems that would improve road safety. The Masters in Science (MSc) in Traffic Management also happens to be Asia’s first traffic management programme. The programme includes research and study of globally applied best practices to help them become traffic managers, support academic and research organizations.
Overview of the programme
Affiliated to Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU), Rohtak, Haryana, CTE-ITRE will begin the programme from this academic session and the application process for admission is underway. Based on Safe Systems Approach, the two-year programme is spread over four semesters.
The programme is structured in a way that it inculcates in participants the understanding to manage complex and dynamic interaction between operating speeds, vehicles, road infrastructure and road user behaviour in a holistic and integrated manner so that road traffic moves in the most disciplined and smooth manner.
Prerequisites and Application process
Any graduate with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate of all semesters or equivalent in terms of CGPA grade are eligible to apply for admission to the course. Candidates will be selected on their merit and after a counseling round to be held at the Faridabad campus.
The application form can be obtained online from the Institute website. The duly filled form should be sent along with a Demand Draft of Rs 1000 (Rs.250/- for SC & Rs. 500/- for Haryana BC A / BC B candidates) in favour of Institute of Road Traffic Education to the following address:
College of Traffic Management,
IRTE Aravali Hills, Surajkund Badkhal Road Sector-43
Course fee for MSc (Traffic Management) is Rs 71,229/- for a non-sponsored candidate, Rs 1, 75,000/- for Sponsored candidates and USD 3000 for Foreign candidates.
Research at IRTE has delivered many important initiatives which have been recognized on a national basis, both by the Government as well as the corporate sector. These include the Traffic Enforcement vehicles – Interceptor, Mobile Crash Investigation and Road Safety Audit Laboratory – CrashLab, the School Conclave programme for imparting road safety education in schools, the National Highway Literacy programme, Journey Risk Management and the Student Traffic Volunteers Scholarship Scheme. IRTE programmes and initiatives can be seen on our website (www.irte.com)
In the process of research, IRTE’s tools, systems, and methods of training in all areas of traffic management have been benchmarked and training courses imparted by the institution have been most successful.